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Cultural aspects in the assessment of students from multicultural and immigrant backgrounds

Esther Geva

Cultural aspects in the assessment of students from multicultural and immigrant backgrounds

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Published by Ontario Institute for Studies in Education in [Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children of minorities -- Education,
  • Home and school,
  • Educational surveys

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEsther Geva.
    ContributionsOntario Institute for Studies in Education.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7, 8, [6] leaves ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21252714M

    Culturally-sensitive research approaches: An African American perspective. This population tends to deem components of narrative therapy and cognitive behavior therapy as helpful due to the processes of telling their stories and combating cognitive distortions. Seeking multicultural validity: A postcard from the road. A comparison of urban versus rural experiences of nurses volunteering to promote health in churches.

    Handbook of multicultural assessment: Clinical, psychological and educational applications. Student 3: Language. Russ-Eft Eds. They also were struck by the influence that children's classroom experiences had on parents.

    This is demonstrated in a description of the BrainPower Program, an after-school program targeting aggression for low-income African American boys that was then modified to include Latino boys and both low- and middle-income participants. Psychology in the Schools, 39 2 The author reviews the history and definitions of cultural competence, and extends it beyond the traditional focus of clinical and service provider cultural competence. These aspects of working with children from diverse backgrounds are both very important and very demanding for teachers. Rogers, Margaret R.


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Cultural aspects in the assessment of students from multicultural and immigrant backgrounds book

Four aspects of culture are described: 1 culture is an abstract and man-made idea, 2 culture refers to the setting in which a behavior takes place and is transformed, 3 culture contains adaptive values, attitudes, beliefs, behaviors, and languages, and 4 due to its importance, culture is passed down from one generation to the next.

Student 3: Language. Law, M. This could mean that one group possibly the group in power needs to commit to improving its cultural understanding and appreciation its cultural competence with regard to other groups, in order for those groups to feel welcome. The authors present the impact of South Korean communication patterns on the evaluation process and the utility and validity of American methodologies in the South Korean context.

Medical Care, 43 4 Conducting instructional consultation through interpreters. Westat, The user friendly handbook for project evaluation pp. Caring about our neighbors builds a sense of community and unites us in solving community-wide problems.

Stevie Prather, 6th grade teacher [to class]: What did we say culture is? These experiences, if truly integrated into the curriculum, provide participants teacher, students, administrator and, in some cases, parents with common experiences, a common sense of values Beane, pg 5. Nastasi, B. They trace diverse evaluation roots and examine applications in contexts such as Hopi schools; underserved communities; urban school reform; Native American tribes; higher education; and science, technology, engineering and mathematics STEM education.

This essay proposes that the issues of race and minority status should be revisited in the institutional structures overseeing the evaluation fields.

Strategies for Teaching Culturally Diverse Students

There is a difference between recognizing cultural differences and consciously incorporating inclusive and anti-discriminatory attitudes in all aspects of the organization. Critical analysis: Educators may intentionally scrutinize learning materials to identify potentially prejudicial or biased material.

By sharing our stories, we reciprocate to the counseling community. Chapter 8: Respect for Diversity in the "Introduction to Community Psychology" explains cultural humility as an approach to diversity, the dimensions of diversity, the complexity of identity, and important cultural considerations.

This study constitutes a prospective randomized trial among inner-city African Americans designed to improve quit rates among church attenders.

This can ensure that your collaboration's development reflects many perspectives from the very beginning. I can use my understanding to build a space where we can examine a shared understanding of the emotional impacts of this process and where they can also feel personally and culturally validated through this awareness of their experiences on a broader communal level.

Being more informal in dress and behavior might improve the situation. At the same time, measures of self-other awareness and conflict containment showed a decrease or virtual nonexistence.

McGoldrick, M. The necessity of re-thinking the epistemological foundations of the fields is discussed. Measuring community competence in the Mississippi delta: The interface between program evaluation and empowerment.

Narrator: Effective teachers build on prior experiences of their students. Get to know your students as individuals.Educational and cultural challenges of bicultural adult immigrant and refugee students in Australia Abi Brooker and Jeanette A.

Lawrence University of Melbourne, Australia We report the relationship between the cultural and educational challenges of immigrant adult students. Thirty-five recently arrived. - Testing of students in their native language - The use of evaluation procedures selected and administered to prevent cultural or racial discrimination - validation of assessment tools for the purpose for which they are being used - assessment by a team of school professionals, using several pieces of information to formulate a placement decision.

Cultural Validity in Assessment—Basic Concepts. 1. Assessing the Cultural Validity of Assessment Practices: An Introduction-Guillermo Solano-Flores. 2.

Multiculturalism, Diversity and Cultural Competence

The Role of Language in Assessment- Elise Trumbull and Guillermo Solano-Flores. PART II. Assessing Students of Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Backgrounds.

3. Multiculturalism, Diversity and Cultural Competence. The Network Home How does the home culture of Latino immigrant students differ from the mainstream culture of U.S.

schools? creative and best practice chapters by scholars in the area of multicultural education. The book is an important addition to the education of multicultural.

The TCBS assesses multicultural and egalitarian beliefs about diversity, both of which reflect favorable attitudes toward immigrant students, but differ with regard to how cultural diversity is. To gather data on the goals and effectiveness of a postsecondary program organized from the perspective of multiculturalism, a case study was conducted of Nuevos Horizontes (NH), an immigrant education program at Triton College, in Illinois.

NH is designed to facilitate access to higher education for Hispanics and other minority students; provide educational programs for immigrant adults; and Cited by: